Discharge certificate, 1783 June 8

A74_002_102DS.pdf

Title

Discharge certificate, 1783 June 8

Description

Discharge certificate. Dated June 8, 1783. In this document, General George Washington discharges Private Samuel Wright, who was awarded the Badge of Merit. On the document's reverse, Wright sells his Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grant to Charles F. Weissenfels, a Lieutenant in the Second New York Regiment, on November 10, 1784.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 009

Date

1783 06 08

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A74/002/102

Coverage

Is Part Of

G. Edward Elwell, Jr., Autograph Collection

Extent

1 item (2 pages) ; 34 x 20 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

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Citation

Washington, George, 1732-1799, “Discharge certificate, 1783 June 8,” digitalVGW, accessed October 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/215.